MEDALS TO 1918.


Egypt Medal 1882  Suakin 1884    1720 PTE. G. RHUBOTTOM.  A.O.C.
Khedive's Star 1882                         1720

Copy papers. Khedive's star engraved with number on reverse. George Rhubottom was born in Limmerick, Ireland and enlisted into the Ordnance Staff Corps 20 January 1880. Served in the Cap
e of Good Hope from April 1881 to April 1882. Returned to UK and then left for Egypt in August 1882. Returned to UK July 1886. Army Ordnance Corps April 1896. Discharged 26 September 1899. In 1911 he was living in Aldershot and his occupation is "hawker in camp". He died in Farnham, Surrey in 1927.
Pair: 365 

Private John Emmett
Coldstream Guards
Egypt Medal 1882  Tel-el-Kebir    5118 PTE. J. EMMETT 2/C   GDS.
Khedive's Star 1882                      5118 C.G.
Copy papers. John Emmett was from Rochdale and enlisted in October 1872 into the Scots Fusiliers Guards. In April 1876 he went into the Army Reserve and rejoined the Coldstream Guards in March 1881. To Egypt August 1882. Returned to the UK November 1882. He was discharged November 1884. 
Pair: 395

Driver Sidney Henry Harris
Army Service Corps

Queen's South Africa Medal  Relief of Mafeking / Relief of Kimberley / Paardeberg / Transvaal  11643 DR: S.H. HARRIS. A.S.C. 
King's Africa Medal                 South Africa 1901 / South Africa 1902    1643 DVR: S.H. HARRIS. A.S.C.
1914/15 Star            T2SR-02385 DVR: S.H. HARRIS. A.S.C. 
British War Medal    T2SR-02385 DVR. S.H. HARRIS. A.S.C.
Victory Medal           T2SR-02385 DVR. S.H. HARRIS. A.S.C.
Mounted as worn. Copy research. Sidney Henry Harris enlisted in the Army Service Corps in May 1894
Served in South Africa from November 1899 to September 1902. Medals and clasps confirmed, serving with No. 9 Company, A.S.C.
Also awarded the Cape Colony and Orange Free State clasps on a second roll (headed A.S.C. attached 38th Battery, Royal Field Artillery). To the Reserves 26 May 1903 and discharged 27 May 1906.
Re-joined 7 October 1914. To France 18 May 1915. Discharged as "time expired" 27 May 1916.
Group of Five:  895   
 

Private Ernest Weeks
Devonshire Regiment

India Service Medal (1895)  Punjab Frontier 1897-98 / Tirah 1897-98     2522 Pte. E. Weeks 1st Bn Devon Regt
King's South Africa Medal  South Africa 1901 / South Africa 1902              2522 PTE. E. WEEKS. DEVON: REGT.
Copy medal rolls and papers. Ernest Weeks was born in Cirencester, Gloucestershire and enlisted in April 1889, aged 18. He served in Egypt, India and South Africa. Also received the Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps for Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith and Belfast.
Discharged April 1910. By 1914 he was in Canada and enlisted into the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He died in Coventry 16 February 1944.
Pair: 385

Corporal T. Kay
Kitchener's Horse

Queen's South Africa Medal  Cape Colony / Orange Free State / Transvaal  23247 CORPL: T. KAY. KITCHENER'S HORSE     230
Medal has a pin at top for wearing which has a representation of the KHK badge - this was the badge worn by Kitchener's Horse.
Copy research.
Clasps confirmed and also on a second roll for the South Africa 1901 clasp with Robert's Horse. The rolls show that he transferred to Robert's Horse 1 November 1901.

Driver Frederick William Davies
Royal Field Artillery
Queen's South Africa Medal Orange Free State / Transvaal / Laing's Nek  80E19421 DVR: F.W. DAVIES, 64TH BTY: R.F.A.   125
Copy papers. Frederick William Davies was born in Farnborough, Kent and enlisted in March 1897, aged 18. Served in South Africa March 1901 to October 1902 and India to March 1905. He was convicted and imprisoned in July 1908 by the civil powers. Discharged March 1913. Also received the King's South Africa Medal with two clasps.
Traces of "ghost dates" on reverse of medal.

Private Alfred John Bester
2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade
Queen's South Africa Medal Transvaal /South Africa 1902  8058 PTE. A. BESTER. RIFLE BDE.    140
Copy papers. Alfred John Bester enlisted in October 1900, aged 17. Served in South Africa from March 1902 to September 1902. Then Egypt Sept. 1902 to November 1905, India Nov. 1905 to December 1908. Discharged in the UK 18 October 1912. Clasps confirmed on medal roll.

India General Service Medal 1908  Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919   76178 PTE. J.J. MARKWELL. R.A.M.C.      85
Copy MIC and roll. John J. Markwell served at 43 British General Hospital, Quetta in 1919. Discharged to the Reserve November 1919. Also received the British War and Victory Medals. His address was in Fulham.



Private John William Castle
Yorkshre Regiment

British War Medal    9255 CPL. J.W. CASTLE. YORK. R.
India General Service Medal 1908  Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919   9255 CPL. J.W. CASTLE. 1-YORK. R.
Copy papers. John William Castle was from Northallerton, Yorkshire and enlisted in April 1908. To India with the 1st Battalion January 1913.
The battalion spent the entire First World War in India. Both medals confirmed. Discharged January 1920.
Pair: 195 

India General Service Medal 1908  Waziristan 1921-24      M-15523 PTE. W. MCMURRAY. R.A.S.C.    85
Copy MIC confirms no WWI entitlement.

1914/15 Star                 1663 PTE. R.J.C. BRYANT. SUFF. YEO.
British War Medal        
LIEUT. R.J.C. BRYANT.
Victory Medal                 LIEUT. R.J.C. BRYANT.
India General Service Medal   Afghanistan NWF 1919  LIEUT. R.J.C. BRYANT. 12 PNRS.